Colors of the Rose of Sharon?

Answer The rose of sharon (Hibiscus syriacus), also known as the shrub althea, is best known for its large, highly ornamental flowers, which come in a range of colors. It's hardy in cooler climates than t... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Colors of the Rose of Sharon

Is Rose of Sharon a Hibiscus?

The name rose of Sharon, which comes from the King James version of the Old Testament, can refer to a variety of flowering plants. Different regions of the world use the term to describe different ... Read More »

How do I grow a Rose of Sharon?

Choosing the SitePick a site for planting that receives full sun. Make sure the area also receives good drainage.PlantingWait until spring or fall to plant. Dig a hole in the ground no deeper than ... Read More »

Rose of Sharon Problems?

The Rose of Sharon, also called hardy hibiscus and Hibiscus syriacus, is a flowering shrub that many people grow as a hedge. It is resistant to disease but several insect pests can attack it. ... Read More »

How do I fertilize Rose of Sharon?

SpringFeed Rose of Sharon with a fruit and flower formulated fertilizer according to package directions once new growth is visible. Fruit and flower fertilizers have higher levels of phosphorus and... Read More »